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On March 5, 2012 the independent Republic of Lakotah blocked Keystone Pipeline trucks from Canada trying to cross their South Dakota lands illegally in an attempt to avoid USA truck weigh stations and the related fees of up to $50,000 per truck. The Lakota people are asking for a restraining order against additional trucks that might attempt to  pass through Pine Ridge Reservation. Apparently, the State of South Dakota failed to consult with the Lakota people before it made an agreement with Keystone to help the company avoid trucking fees by using Lakota lands. If the legal documents come through, future trucks will be confiscated by Republic of Lakotah.

Why Native American Indians Stopped Expecting Help and Blockaded the Keystone Pipeline


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